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C 69/16 EN Official Journal of the European Union 24.3.

2007

Action brought on 14 February 2007 — Commission of Action brought on 14 February 2007 — Commission of
the European Communities v Hellenic Republic the European Communities v Hellenic Republic
(Case C-81/07) (Case C-83/07)
(2007/C 69/37) (2007/C 69/38)
Language of the case: Greek
Language of the case: Greek

Parties
Parties
Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (repre-
sented by: G. Zavvos and K. Simonsson) Applicant: Commission of the European Communities (repre-
Defendant: the Hellenic Republic sented by: M. Konstantinidis and J.-B. Laignelot)
Defendant: the Hellenic Republic
Form of order sought
The Court is asked to: Form of order sought:
— declare that, by not developing, approving and imple- The Court is asked to:
menting waste reception and handling plans for ship-gener-
ated waste and cargo residues, the Hellenic Republic has — declare that, by failing to adopt the laws, regulations and
failed to fulfil its obligations under Articles 5(1) and 16(1) administrative provisions necessary to comply with Directive
of Directive 2000/59/EC of the European Parliament and of 2004/12/EC (1) of the European Parliament and of the
the Council of 27 November 2000 on port reception facil- Council of 11 February 2004 amending Directive 94/62/EC
ities for ship-generated waste and cargo residues (1); on packaging and packaging waste, and in any event by
— order the Hellenic Republic to pay the costs. failing to inform the Commission thereof, the Hellenic
Republic has infringed its obligations under that directive;
Pleas in law and main arguments — order the Hellenic Republic to pay the costs.
The time-limit for transposing Directive 2000/59/EC into
national law expired on 28 December 2000. Pleas in law and main arguments
The time-limit for transposing Directive 2004/12/EC into
national law expired on 18.8.2005.
(1) OJ L 332, 28.12.2000, p. 81.

(1) OJ L 47, 18.2.2004, p. 26.